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City Kicks-off the 2017 Night Market Festival
Great news for Foodies and Gourmets! The 2017 Taipei Night Market Festival is right around the corner!Taipei City is known for its wide selection of night markets. To promote these great places for eating out, the Night Market Festival invites everyone to come explore the fine foods and cuisines available at these lively venues through a series of both online and onsite promotions.For this year’s Taipei Night Market Festival, the organizers have invited major night markets across Taipei – Ningxia Street Night Market, Shuangcheng Street Night Market, Yansan Night Market, Liaoning Street Night Market, Huaxi Street Night Market, Wuzhou Street Night Market, Linjiang Street Night Market, and Guangzhou Street Night Market – to offer visitors new tips on getting you the most out of the trip to the local night market!For the online part, the public can visit the Chinese Facebook fan page of DED (http://www.facebook.com/doed.taipei/) and read posts on the top 30 dishes one can find at local night markets. Don’t find something you believe should be on the list? Then post your own photo and essay featuring your favorite night market snack between July 16 and 20 for a chance at winning a NT$300 voucher usable at night markets! In addition, those interested can participate in a vote choosing the top ten most popular food items night markets have to offer. Snacks such as tofu pudding, pepper cake, pearl milk tea, and sticking tofu – which ones are your favorites? The voting will kick-off on July 21, and participants will have a chance to bring home a mysterious grand prize!